Who is Joel Osteen

Joel Scott Osteen (born March 5, 1963) is an American pastor, televangelist and author based in Houston, Texas. Known for his weekly televised services and several best-selling books, Osteen is one of the more prominent figures associated with prosperity theology.

Early life and family

Osteen was born in Houston, Texas, and is one of six children of John Osteen and Dolores ("Dodie") Pilgrim. His father, a former Southern Baptist pastor, founded Lakewood Church (of which Osteen is the current senior pastor) in the back of an old feed store. He graduated from Humble High School, a public high school in the city of Humble, Texas, in 1981, and attended Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he studied radio and television communications, but did not graduate...
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Vilivilian: “this is my bible, i am what it says i am, i have what it says i have, i can do what it says i can do.”-joel osteen
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Vilivilian: “start calling yourself healed, happy, whole, blessed, and prosperous. stop talking to god about how big your mountains are, and start talking to your mountains about how big your god is!”-joel osteen
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The Well upon the Brook
 by Emily Dickinson

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The Well upon the Brook
Were foolish to depend-
Let Brooks-renew of Brooks-
But Wells-of failless Ground!


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